I thought the book was very good. Grant now faced the most important decision of his career. American posted on this site were donated by anonymous users and are provided for informational use only. Grant correspondence available for scholarly use. He made injudicious appointments to public office, and official corruption tainted his administration, although Grant himself was not involved in the peculations.
There he began to learn his army duties and, even more important, met his future wife, Julia Dent, sister of a West Point classmate.
Grant longed for active duty, however, and on May 24,tendered his services to the U. Pillow forced a chaotic Union retreat. More Collections like this Collection Hamilton Fish papers, Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Cadwallader, Sylvanus Collection C.
I recommend that you use search option number 3, Left Anchored Phrase, and input the name you wish to search as last name first. In the disputed election that followed, Grant's presence in the White House had a steadying effect and discouraged hotheaded supporters of both Hayes and the Democratic candidate, Samuel J.
Now considered a hero in the north, U. However, Grant had no disposition for political leadership, and as president he scarcely attempted to control events. Not only does McFeely give a good historical background of Grant, he makes points about his life and draws conclusions that add a lot to the book.
In he established his reputation as a strategist in the brilliant campaign against Vicksburg, Mississippi, which took place on July 4 "Ulysses"Online.
Grant; drawing of Captain John A It just takes a little patience to use it effectively. Historians differ on almost every aspect of the battle: While in Panama a cholera epidemic broke out and claimed many lives of soldiers, civilians and children.
When a spot opened in MarchHamer nominated the year-old Grant. Keeping his pledge to Buchanan, Grant resigned, effective July 31,without explanation. Grant himself was not involved in the corruption, but when his close advisers proved faithless, the popular conviction grew that he was a failure as president.
Marszalek as Executive Director and Managing Editor of the remaining publication projects: However, Grant had no disposition for political leadership, and as president he scarcely attempted to control events.
Jesse asked his congressman to appoint Ulysses as a replacement. Throughout the Civil War, Ulysses spent every free minute with his darling wife and children. At Cold Harbor, Grant ordered a direct assault on the Confederate lines, only to lose 6, men in an hour's fighting.
Grant was persuaded into the campaign for the presidency of the country for which name his initials bear. Grant was charged with bringing the soldiers and a few hundred civilians from New York City to Panama, overland to the Pacific and then north to California.- Ulysses S.
Grant American General and 18th President of the United States of America, Ulysses S. Grant, was a master war strategist who won the first major Union victories during the Civil War; however, political leadership proved to be far different from military leadership for Grant.
The Grant Presidential Library and the Papers of Ulysses S. Grant Mississippi State University at Starkville is the Home of the U. S. Grant Presidential Library and the U. S. Grant Papers. You can search the digital collections (including the Grant papers) and learn more about the Library at their website.
The papers of Ulysses S. Grant (), army officer and eighteenth president of the United States, contain approximately 50, items dating fromwith the bulk falling in the period They include general and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages.
Title Ulysses S. Grant papers, Summary General and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages, military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the Mexican War, Grant's pre-Civil War career, the Civil War, his service as U.S.
secretary of war under. The digital collection consists of 31 volumes of The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, political cartoons, and sheet music from the larger collection.
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Introduction to the Digital Edition of The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant. Inafter two years at Ohio State University, the Ulysses S. .Download